The Titans and Pirates opened the Spreckels Park Little League junior-division season Saturday at Brock Elliot School with a bang.
The Manteca Mayhem fastpitch will host a Team USA clinic, April 9 and 10 at Big League Dreams. A number of former Olympic gold medalists will be on hand to offer 14 hours of instruction over the course of the camp. The clinic will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days and a one-hour lunch will be provided. For more information, or to register, visit www.mayhemfastpitch.com/clinics, or call (209) 915-0439. The Mayhem on Saturday played All American Academy in an Under 14 game at Northgate Park.
Heading into a week with matches against Weston Ranch and Ceres, Manteca High had to have a sweep. And that's exactly what it got after a 4-1 win over Ceres Thursday afternoon at Guss Schmiedt Field.
Retired big league catcher Ken Huckaby spent 18 years behind home plate as a professional ball player, fulfilling his lifelong dream stemming from his Little League days in Manteca.
RIPON - Ripon needed to play a perfect game just to keep up with Trans Valley League frontrunner Escalon, and for four innings the Indians were close.
OAKDALE - It may not have been a win, but at the very least, it was a message sent.
Evan Lewis' 51 Thursday at Manteca Park Golf Course turned out to be the difference in a 221-222 East Union win over Sonora.
Springtime fishing is a favorite time of year for anglers.
CERES - East Union No. 1Tyler Ward won 6-0 and 6-2, and fell 6-4 to Ceres' No. 1 Thursday in a 10-5-4.5 loss to the Bulldogs.
The Manteca sophomore softball team made it three straight in Valley Oak Leauge play Thursday at Lincoln Park with a 9-2 win over Lathrop.
You know it's a good day when the throw-out score is a 5-over-par 42.
Weston Ranch fared well without star distance runner Roberto Alvarez in a Valley Oak League varsity dual meet at Manteca High Wednesday.
Sierra High welcomed its neighbors over to the home pool Wednesday afternoon as the Ripon Indians visited for a non-league friendly.
RIPON - The Ripon Indians don't like to run up the score, but sometimes even that task can be difficult.
Cassie Waggy and Rochelle Sellers crushed the big bombs to spot her the lead, and her defense came up with key plays behind her to help her keep it.
Roll on, Junior Buffaloes.
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